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Entrepreneur from CamSur crowned 2017 Miss Universe Philippines

An entrepreneur was crowned 2017 Miss Universe Philippines at the culmination of the 2017 Binibining Pilipinas pageant's coronation night staged at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night, and ended early morning on Labor Day.

Posted: Monday, May 1st, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Nail fungus? No problem!

Stop, look and smell! Are your nails turning yellow? Are they getting thicker and becoming brittle? Is there a foul stench coming from your nail/s? If you answered yes, even to just one, it is very possible that you have a nail fungal infection. Nail fungus is more prevalent than you think. Sometimes, without any […]

Posted: Thursday, April 27th, 2017 in Uncategorized | Read More »

Villar stops DPWH project to save ancient Tayabas bridge, Sariaya ‘poblacion’

Public Works Secretary Mark Villar has ordered a permanent stop to the public works at Puente de Gibanga in Sariaya, Quezon province, to save the Spanish-era Gibanga and Princesa bridges. The order followed the directive by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) and the National Museum (NM) on the Department of Public […]

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Penguin book casts new spotlight on the Manila Galleon Trade

A new book on the fabled Manila Galleon Trade was launched in Hong Kong in February and in Manila recently by Penguin Books titled “The Silver Way: China, Spanish America and the Birth of Globalisation, 1565-1815” by Peter Gordon and Juan José Morales. The book starts and ends with the friar navigator Andres de Urdaneta, […]

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Capiz celebrates rich cultural heritage and awesome marine bounty

Mounds and mounds of seafood such as prawn, talaba and other shellfish were served during Capiztahan, the annual fiesta of Capiz province on Panay island in Western Visayas late last month. The fiesta marked the 116th anniversary of the founding of the civil government of Capiz. Tagging itself as the Seafood Capital of the Philippines, […]

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Bulacan festival celebrates Pulilan heritage, arts and crafts

The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, with the municipality of Pulilan, Bulacan, Museo de Pulilan and Jefarca Arts and Historical Society presents Katuparan, the 2017 Mandala Art Festival. The sixth installment of the festival culminates as the Pulilan Cultural Heritage Project. Based on a local term meaning “the best of the harvest,” Mandala […]

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Catanduanes music fest ends with guitar spectacular and José Rizal lecture

The yearly treat of live classical music in Catanduanes ends with two special concerts featuring classical guitarists Aaron Aguila III and Sting Asistores on May 12, and soprano Stefanie Quintin with classical guitarist Anton Luis Avila on June 16, 6 p.m., at Catanduanes State University (CSU) Auditorium. Aguila is First Prize winner of the 2016 […]

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Avant holds summer online auction

Avant Auctions, the Philippines’ pioneer online art auction house, will hold Amazing Art Auction, its first ever summer auction beginning today. Collection features a broad selection of choice pieces from the country’s best and brightest visual artists at budget-friendly starting bids. New collectors may take interest in exquisite works by Valerie Chua, Angelito Antonio, Lynard […]

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PWU-JASMS RONDALLA SERENADES ASEAN

The Philippine Women’s University-José Abad Santos Memorial School (PWU-Jasms) Rondalla performed before leaders and delegates at the gala dinner of the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit hosted by President Duterte, April 29. The band is composed of high-school and grade-school students from PWU-Jasm’s Manila campus, under the baton of teacher Noli Rodriguez. […]

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Kritika fellows, panelists announced

Ten fellowships have been awarded for Kritika 2017: National Workshop on Art and Cultural Criticism, to be held at the President’s Conference Room, University of San Agustin (USA), Iloilo City on May 3-6. Krititka is a workshop in criticism, covering various arts and cultural practices, including architecture, literature, visual arts, cinema, music, multimedia and heritage […]

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Visual Arts

‘Jouissance’ at Makati Shang “Jouissance,” Alex Cu Unjieng’s exhibit, runs until May 4 at the Makati Shangri-La Manila, in partnership with Hiraya Gallery. In her exhibit, Vancouver-based printmaker Alex Cu Unjieng calls attention to the multiple ways that the vagina is interpreted in a polite society. “Jouissance” gives both a name and a face to that which […]

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